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Richard Florida is Professor of Business and Creativity at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and the founder of the Creative Class Group, a for-profit think tank that charts trends in business, communities, and lifestyles. His national bestseller The Rise of the Creative Class was awarded the Washington Monthly’s Political Book Award and Harvard Business Review’s Breakthrough Idea Award. He lives in Toronto, Canada.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Creative ability -- Economic aspects.
Creative ability -- Social aspects.
Work ethic -- United States.
Leisure -- United States.
Social classes -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Creative ability in technology.
Technology and civilization.
Human capital.